MusicLab has announced RealLPC, a virtual guitar instrument bringing the incomparable Les Paul Custom Guitar sound to your studio.

RealLPC provides incredible playability based on the unique performance modes and easy-to-use keyboard layout as well as the advanced key/pedal/velocity switch system allowing a keyboardist to perform guitar parts with a whole new level of realistic expression.

RealLPC covers practically all sounds, articulations, and techniques a professional guitarist can produce on his Les Paul, including mute, bridge mute, harmonics, pinch harmonics, unison bend, strumming, picking, chord chopping, scrapes, and much more…

MusicLab RealLPC

MusicLab RealLPC

RealLPC features

  • Performance modes
    • Solo, Harmony, Chords, Bass&Chord, Bass&Pick, Direct
  • Sounds
    • Full length (recorded with full attack and sustain)
    • Muted (fret hand mute)
    • Bridge Mute (palm mute)
    • Harmonics (Artificial)
    • Pinch Harmonics
    • Scrapes
    • Pick position select (15 points)
    • Pick Noise (adjustable level)
    • Fret Noise (auto)
    • Release Noise (auto)
  • Articulations/Techniques
    • Up/Down strokes
    • Hammer-On (up to octave range)
    • Pull-Off (up to octave range)
    • Hammer-On with Pull-Off on key release (up to octave range)
    • Legato
    • Slide Legato Up/Down (up to octave range)
    • Slide Auto Up/Down (up to 2-octave range, speed adjustable)
    • Tremolo (up/down strokes, speed adjustable, tempo sync)
    • Trill (up to octave range, speed adjustable, tempo sync)
    • Bend auto (range, speed adjustable)
    • Reverse Bend auto (range, speed adjustable)
    • MonoBend (Unison Bend, lower string bend)
    • Intervals (4th, 5th, Octave, 2 Octaves, Power Chords, etc.)
    • Strums Up/Down
    • Muted Strums Up/Down
    • Slow Strums Up/Down
    • Chucka-Chucka (barre chords muted) Up/Down, various string combinations
    • Strum Speed adjustable
    • Strum layers (string groups) control
    • Number of strings used in strums adjustable
  • Effects
    • Violining (volume swell)
    • Sustainer (sound swell)
    • FeedBacker(harmonic feedback)
    • Wah-Wah (MIDI CC control, Auto, Modulation)
  • Key Switches (Solo mode)
    • 30 FXs assignable on 33 Keys
    • Toggle/temporary switch modes
    • Custom Key Switch presets (save/load)
  • Chord detect/construct system
    • 1-4 note piano chords to 6-voice guitar chords real-time translation
    • 26 chord types recognition, including 7th, 9th and altered chords, played in any inversion and voicing
    • 4 chord positions along the fretboard
    • Slash Bass Chords option – allows to perform major/minor triads with any note in the bass
    • About 2000 instant guitar chord shapes
  • Pattern Manager
    • Built-in multi-functional Pattern Manager letting you in no time create professionally sounding guitar accompaniment tracks
    • MusicLab Guitar Pattern Library (1250 rhythm patterns covering a wide range of music styles)
    • Pattern Tree view, allowing to find/select rhythm patterns right from RealLPC
    • Pattern view, graphically presenting guitar ‘Strokes’ contained in the current rhythm pattern
    • Auditioning selected pattern by simply pressing chord on the external keyboard without starting your host sequencer
    • Total synchronization with host’s tempo, start/stop, beats, loop, time signature…
    • Drag’n’Drop selected pattern from Pattern window right to your host’s MIDI track
    • Real time pattern arranging (dramatic changing pattern performance on the fly):
      • Add/reduce dynamics (velo+)
      • Randomize dynamics
      • Apply velocity of trigger chord to pattern dynamics
      • Continuous dynamics changes (+/- velocity assigned to Pitch Bender controller)

RealLPC will be available soon for Windows and Mac (VST/AU/RTAS) for an MSRP of $249 USD. RealLPC (downloadable and retail) ships with IK Multimedia Amplitube 2 DUO software.

From November 16th 2009 till the release of RealLPC, customers who:

  • Purchase single RealGuitar 2L ($239.00 USD) or RealStrat ($249.00 USD) will be eligible to order our new RealLPC for $199.00 USD after the release.
  • Purchase bundle of RealGuitar 2L + RealStrat ($399.00 USD) will be eligible to order our new RealLPC for $169.00 USD after the release.

More information: MusicLab / RealLPC